Praveen K

Project Manager - 10 Years of Experience - Near 27519


Project Manager

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Experience Summary * Led and implemented complex projects and Global as well as multi vendor teams -mitigated risks, managed requirements, and worked with project stakeholders while managing expectations at the department and project levels. * Successfully implemented multiple Transformational Programs on Big data & SMAC Track. * Planned & executed projects for all the phases of SDLC cycle. * Responsible for Financial & Program management with Clarity PPM tool. * Managed multiyear program worth $5M-$10M while working with multiple vendor. * Delivered projects with Waterfall, RUP, Agile (XP, Scrum, Scrum of Scrum and Kanban) Methodologies. * Delivered projects for some of the leading Banking & Insurance customers in NA, Canada & Continental Europe region. End to end execution of different category of projects. * Experienced in functional like Banking (ICG, Retail, Treasury), Insurance (Life-Group & Retail, Annuity GEB, P&C), Travel domain & Telecom Billing. * Worked with some of the leading industry institution like Metlife, Citibank, BNYMellon, AAA, Bank of Nova Scotia, Deltalloyd, Air India, Airtel, and American Express. * Mentored & guided different team for agile transformation & implement scrum framework effectively. * Defined the metrics & various reports for Scrum-of-Scrum program. * Facilitated Daily scrum meetings, spring planning, spring review, and spring retrospective. * Worked as Product owner On Artifacts Such as Product Backlog, Spring Backlog, Sprint Burn down, and Release Burn down. * Successful implementation of IVR for group & Retail customer. * Managed the overall performance and delivery of cross-functional team. * Publicizing the Sprint's progress, Demo and successes to make sure they are highly visible to stakeholders. * Trusted leader known and respected for leading successful change in projects and building credibility with executive teams and staff. * Designed & Implemented unique & innovative application on SMAC track for a leading insurance customer which helps in gaining more Leads. * Successfully executed Program Management Office expertise in planning of End to End program plan and maintaining program level Status report, Stakeholder management, RAID, Budget control, Resource, processes, timelines and other deliverables. * Managed vendor to vendor transition ensuring that delivery is not impacted. * Incorporated the well defined process for retrospective & RCA (5-Why, Fish Bone) and mentor the team to take corrective/preventive actions. * Presented the Status reports (DSR, WSR, and MSR) to various stakeholders including senior Executive management, Steering committee. * Recommended required Process optimization, Reverse Engineering, Automation process. * Planned & executed complete STLC cycle for some projects. Experienced with Estimation techniques like Planning Poker, Use Case Estimation, Function Point Estimation & WBS Estimation. * Experienced in the areas of Analysis, Design, Development and Implementation phases of Distributed, Object Oriented, Web based technologies, n-tier Customer/Server applications & Mobile application development & Testing for IPAD, IPhone, BB, and Android. * Involved in Resource Forecasting, recruitment, deployment & allocation. * Worked on of FB, TM, SLA Based and outcome based engagement models. * Expertise in Object Oriented Analysis (OOA) and Object Oriented Design (OOD) based on Unified Modeling Language (UML). 2 Page & Project Experience





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